MALDEN - Grace Elizabeth Powell, 85, formerly of Sikeston, died March 5, 2007, at Golden Living Center in Malden.
Born Aug. 30, 1921, in Marked Tree, Ark., to the late James Andrew and Molly Warren Parker, she was a member of Rebeka Lodge.
In 1940, she married Ernest Powell, who preceded her in death August 1976.
One grandson and 10 brothers and sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Charles Allen Powell and Jack Powell of Nashville, Tenn.; two daughters, Betty Bailey of Double Springs, Ala. and Mary Watson of Parma; one brother, Junior Parker of Morehouse; and 12 grandchildren, two of whom are serving in the military; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ponder Funeral home, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Jimmy Vent will officiate.
Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.